Do you see this? Do you see how unbothered they are? Absolutely no sympathy for the mother as she cries aloud. They don’t see her pain and they’re standing right next to her. When Antonio Martin was shot, he was still breathing, he died right where he laid. His mother watched her son die before her. The cop didn’t call the medical unit. That’s all the evidence you need to realize these cops don’t care!! Shooting to wound isn’t something they practice. Shoot to kill is

An Imperial Wizard in the KKK called for sympathetic/secret member cops to kill in revenge for Brooklyn at 1:00 PM this fucking afternoon in the exact same fucking town where Antonio Martin was killed. This is not a coincidence. This was a lynching. And the media is not reporting on the KKK connection because they don’t want it to be known.

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Escalating situation in Berkeley, Missouri

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WHAT THE FUCK? 

Is this movie Del Playa implying the WOMEN’s rejection created his rampage?

MISOGYNISTIC BULLSHIT.  Patriarchy created him!  

23,000 people have signed a petition to stop a movie that “glorifies” the UCSB shooting

In May 2014, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger killed six people and wounded 14 others in a misogyny-fueled rampage in the town of Isla Vista, California, before committing suicide.

Shortly after the shooting, a film production company began making Del Playa, a horror/thriller film that appears to have been based on the incident. Producers are saying there’s no connection, but the Change.org petition disagrees.

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BREAKING: Reports That Another Black Man, Antonio Martin, Has Been Killed by Police Tonight in Berkeley County, Missouri (just Outside Ferguson)

Follow @search4swag on Vine & Twitter for live updates from the scene. 

More info: follow #AntonioMartin hashtag on Twitter

LIVESTREAM is now broadcasting here

UPDATE: News report now posted at STL Post-Dispatch

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Empathy and compassion in the brain

Empathy is a complicated task for the brain.

Reptiles probably can’t do it and it’s going to occur in pretty simple forms for most mammals. But in humans, it really engages the frontal lobes: these newer regions of the brain that are involved in more complex symbolic processes like language, considering alternatives and imagining the future. Empathy requires that you think: there’s someone else out there who has feelings and thoughts that may be different from mine.  That’s a complicated cognitive achievement!

Compassion —the caring instinct— is located down in the center of the brain, near the top of the spinal cord where a lot of our basic instincts are regulated. It’s a very old part of the brain called the periaqueductal gray, which is common to mammals when they take care of their young.

So that’s striking: there’s one kind of thing —empathy— that’s really about understanding people (very complicated!) in the frontal lobes. But caring is is really old in the nervous system.

Learn about the evolutionary roots of compassion & empathy in the video below: